is one of Washington State's most centrally located cities.
is home to Central Washington University.
the Ellensburg Rodeo, known as one of the best rodeos in North America
a silver medal from the League of American Bicyclist for being a bike friendly
Founded: November 26,1883
The city was originally
named Ellensburgh, until
the final -h was dropped
under standardization pressure from the United
States Postal Service and Board of Geography Names in 1894
Population Estimate: 18,774
Precipitation: 9 inches/yr
Ellensburg has an arid, four-season climate. It lies on the
dry eastern edge of Washington's Cascade Mountain Range at an elevation of
For the true adventurer, Ellensburg offers many
opportunities for guided tours throughout the area.